Based on a true story centering on 16-year-old Agnes “Apple” Bailey (Vanessa Hudgens), GIMME SHELTER uncovers the struggle for survival and the hope of redemption through the harsh realities of life on the streets. As a pregnant teenager, Apple’s journey plummets her into a perilous struggle until finding salvation in a suburban shelter for homeless teens. With provisions of unprecedented comfort, a collective sisterhood connection and female empowerment, the shelter inspires Apple to break the shackles of her past and inspires her to embrace the future with clarity, maturity and hope not only for herself but her unborn child.
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- Released: 2013
- Rating: PG-13
- Review: There’s a good reason why film critics get branded as insufferable cynics; when you’ve seen the same old tale told time and again, a certain sense of weariness starts to fester inside as you start to realize just how rare it is for a filmmaker to find the… (more)